John Wakeley Heron, 83, of Yakima died Monday at home.

Mr. Heron was born in Yakima. He worked at the Rightmire Ranch in Cowiche. He later became an electrician and worked as a salesman for Inland Pipe Electrical/CED from 1968 until 1996.

Survivors include his wife, Ardath Heron of Yakima; three daughters, Beth Heron, Martha Lounsbury and Joy Cruse, all of Yakima; five sisters, Wilma Treece of Buena, Betty Beeghly and Nancy Olson, both of Yakima, Barbara Carroll of Union Gap and Anne Stillwaugh of Tieton; and three grandchildren.

A celebration of life and potluck will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Terrace Heights Grange. Arrangements are by Brookside Funeral Home and Crematory, Yakima.